Apply to study abroad in Asia & make 2018 your most life-changing year yet!

Is it your dream to study abroad? Are you ready to step out of your comfort zone and spend some of the most unforgettable months of your life at a new and exotic destination?

We offer you the chance to study abroad in exciting and diverse programs in South East and East Asia: Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, China and Korea. You can apply to study abroad for one or two semesters, take part in a shorter 1 month summer school session or even complete full degree in Asia!

Regardless of the program you choose, applying is always easy and you’ll get a confirmation as quickly as within one week. And if you want to go study abroad together with a friend or even a group of friends, it’s never been easier to do just that.

See all the programs and application deadlines below.

Application deadlines for Spring / Summer 2018

There’s still time to apply to programs in Indonesia and Thailand starting in April, May or June!

Application deadline on January 31st, 2018

Warmadewa University in Bali, Indonesia

Why study in Bali, Indonesia?

Study abroad in Bali, Indonesia and spend an unforgettable semester in one of the most beautiful regions of the world! Bali is a touristic hotspot well known for its paradise beaches and rich cultural heritage. It’s no wonder that the island is highly attractive as a study abroad destination as well, drawing hundreds of students from all over the world every year.

Studying abroad in Bali introduces you to the intriguing Balinese culture, the emerging Indonesian economy and its place in the modern, globalized world. Find out more about studying in Bali.

Studying abroad at Warmadewa University

The most recent addition to our study abroad programs in Bali, Warmadewa University‘s Warmadewa International Program (WIP) introduces you to a broad variety of topics, ranging from Indonesian language and culture to tourism and strategic management. It provides you with an in-depth look at the next rising star of the South-East Asian region.

Regardless of your study background, the program can provide you with an interesting complement to your major studies and open up new intriguing perspectives. The program is open to both international and local students, which gives you the chance to build an international network and get to know the local culture firsthand.

Program details

Semester duration: April – July (4 months)
 What you can study: Language, Culture, Tourism, Business, Marketing, Law, Environment, Political Science
 Max. credits you can get (ECTS): ca. 36

Find out more

Siam University in Bangkok Thailand (MBA program)

Why study in Bangkok, Thailand?

Enjoy top-quality education at some of Thailand’s best universities while living in one of the most popular destinations in Asia! The thrilling capital city Bangkok will surprise you every day with its contrasts and a breathtaking variety of things to see and do. From the latest trends in fashion, food and gadgets to peaceful parks and sacred temples, in Bangkok everything is possible. Bangkok is also one of the best places to call home if you’re planning on traveling around South East Asia. Find out more about studying in Bangkok.

Studying abroad at Siam University

Siam University is Thailand’s 5th largest private university. This highly international university is a springboard for ambitious business professionals, offering full degrees on both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. Even if you’re looking to spend just a semester or two in Bangkok, there’s a large number of business and management courses you can choose from to suit your needs.

Program details

Semester duration: May – August (4 months)
What you can study: Business, Economics, Management
Max. credits you can get per semester (ECTS): ca. 30

You can also complete a full MBA degree at Siam University.

Find out more

Application deadline on February 28th

Rangsit University in Bangkok, Thailand (Summer Semester)

Rangsit students discussing together

Why study in Bangkok, Thailand?

Enjoy top-quality education at some of Thailand’s best universities while living in one of the most popular destinations in Asia! The thrilling capital city Bangkok will surprise you every day with its contrasts and a breathtaking variety of things to see and do. From the latest trends in fashion, food and gadgets to peaceful parks and sacred temples, in Bangkok everything is possible. Bangkok is also one of the best places to call home if you’re planning on traveling around South East Asia. Find out more about studying in Bangkok.

Studying abroad at Rangsit University

Rangsit University is counted among the leading private universities in Thailand, attracting students from all over the world with its educational excellence and top-notch campus facilities. Take part in the programs at the International College taught in English and benefit from the extensive of experience and expertise of the highly qualified lecturers and faculty. Not only that, as a student at Rangsit University you have the chance to take part in a wide variety of free-time activities, be it golf, swimming, music, football or exploring a world-class library.

Program details

Semester duration: June – August (2 months)
What you can study: Accounting, Business, Communication, International Studies, IT, Tourism
Max. credits you can get (ECTS): ca. 15

You can also apply to complete a full degree at Rangsit University.

Find out more

Application deadlines for Summer School Programs

If a 4 month study abroad semester is not feasible for you, by joining these summer school programs you can make your stay last weeks instead of months. Earn between 10-12 ECTS credits and explore the country and culture within just a few weeks.

Application deadline on May 31st

International Summer Session at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
(Seoul, Korea)

Why study in Seoul, Korea?

Seoul is one of Asia’s most modern and developed cities. It is considered the flagship city of the Asian Tigers, the miracles of Asian economic development. In Seoul, cutting-edge technology meets ancient traditions: it is home both to the technology giants Samsung and LG as well as several UNESCO world heritage sites. Seoul has also been voted among the top 10 student cities in the world. Find out more about studying in Seoul.

Studying at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

The Hankuk University of Foreign Studies is well known for its high-quality curriculum in international studies and globalization, and teaches as many as 40+ languages. Many of the movers and shakers in South Korean business and politics have graduated from the university. That’s why it’s no surprise that the Hankuk University is a highly popular for completing a study abroad semester or even a full degree. It has the highest ratio of international students in Korea.

International Summer Session

The International Summer Session at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies provides a unique opportunity for you to deepen your understanding of Korean and East Asian societies and the sources of their current trends. The summer program is truly international: students coming from several different countries study side by side with Korean students.

Program details

Semester duration: July – August (4 weeks)
What you can study: Languages, Asian Studies, International Studies, Business, Law, Social Sciences
Max. credits you can get (ECTS): ca. 10

Find out more

Warmadewa International Summer Exchange at Warmadewa University
(Bali, Indonesia) 

Bali temple area

Why study in Bali, Indonesia?

Study abroad in Bali, Indonesia and spend an unforgettable semester in one of the most beautiful regions of the world! Bali is a touristic hotspot well known for its paradise beaches and rich cultural heritage. It’s no wonder that the island is highly attractive as a study abroad destination as well, drawing hundreds of students from all over the world every year.

Studying abroad in Bali introduces you to the intriguing Balinese culture, the emerging Indonesian economy and its place in the modern, globalized world. Find out more about studying in Bali.

Warmadewa International Summer Exchange

Warmadewa International Summer Exchange (WISE) is a brand new summer school program where you can earn up to 12 ECTS credits in just a few weeks. At the same time you’ll be discovering the stunning paradise landscapes of Bali and enjoying the many recreational activities the island has to offer, such as surfing.

WISE introduces you to Indonesian language, culture, tourism and business. You won’t be just sitting in the classroom either, but will get to take part in many interesting excursions and workshops as well.

Program details

Semester duration: From the beginning until the end of August (ca. 4 weeks)
What you can study: Language, Culture, Tourism, Business, Marketing, Management, Entrepreneurship
Max. credits you can get (ECTS): 12

Find out more

Application deadlines for Autumn 2018

Application deadline on April 30th

Shanghai University in Shanghai, China

Why study in Shanghai, China?

Situated on the mouth of the Yangtze River, Shanghai serves as the most influential economic, financial and cultural center in East China. Shanghai represents the most modern edge of today’s China, where you can feel both the pulse of ancient tradition and the modern drive for progress.

The city’s complex past has shaped it into a meeting point of East and West, attracting both travelers and expats alike who wish to experience its multicultural flair and take hold of the many opportunities it offers. Shanghai has also been voted as the 3rd best student city in the world. Find out more about studying in Shanghai.

Studying abroad at Shanghai University

The international study abroad program at Shanghai University offers an excellent gateway into understanding the language, culture and economy of a country that plays an increasingly central role on the global stage.

Program details

Semester duration: September – November (3 months)
What you can study: Chinese Language, Communication, Economics, International Relations, Social Sciences
Max. credits you can get (ECTS): 30 ECTS

Find out more 

Rangsit University in Bangkok, Thailand (Autumn Semester)

Rangsit students discussing together

Why study in Bangkok, Thailand?

Enjoy top-quality education at some of Thailand’s best universities while living in one of the most popular destinations in Asia! The thrilling capital city Bangkok will surprise you every day with its contrasts and a breathtaking variety of things to see and do. From the latest trends in fashion, food and gadgets to peaceful parks and sacred temples, in Bangkok everything is possible. Bangkok is also one of the best places to call home if you’re planning on traveling around South East Asia. Find out more about studying in Bangkok.

Studying abroad at Rangsit University

Rangsit University is counted among the leading private universities in Thailand, attracting students from all over the world with its educational excellence and top-notch campus facilities. Take part in the programs at the International College taught in English and benefit from the extensive of experience and expertise of the highly qualified lecturers and faculty. Not only that, as a student at Rangsit University you have the chance to take part in a wide variety of free-time activities, be it golf, swimming, music, football or exploring a world-class library.

Program details

Semester duration: August – December (4 months)
What you can study: Accounting, Business, Communication, International Studies, IT, Tourism. There are both Bachelor’s and Master’s courses available.
Max. credits you can get (ECTS): ca. 30

You can also apply to complete a full degree at Rangsit University.

Find out more

Kasetsart University in Bangkok, Thailand

Look inside the Kasetsart University main building

Why study in Bangkok, Thailand?

Enjoy top-quality education at some of Thailand’s best universities while living in one of the most popular destinations in Asia! The thrilling capital city Bangkok will surprise you every day with its contrasts and a breathtaking variety of things to see and do. From the latest trends in fashion, food and gadgets to peaceful parks and sacred temples, in Bangkok everything is possible. Bangkok is also one of the best places to call home if you’re planning on traveling around South East Asia. Find out more about studying in Bangkok.

Studying abroad at Kasetsart University

Ranking among top 5 of Thailand’s 15 universities, the prestigious, state-owned Kasetsart University receives excellent student feedback year by year for its high standards of teaching. It’s a superb choice for anyone looking to push their knowledge to the next level, whether in engineering, economics or even tropical agriculture.

Program details

Semester duration: August – December (4 1/2 months)
What you can study: Business, Economics, Engineering, Agriculture, Humanities, Tourism
Max. credits you can get (ECTS): 35

Find out more 

Universiti Putra Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Why study in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Malaysia is quickly becoming a top study destination for students from all over the world, ranking 9th on UNESCO’s top countries for international students in 2015. Studies in Malaysia will give you a better understanding of Asia’s growing importance in today’s globalized world.

Besides engaging studies, you get to experience the beautiful Malaysia with all its contrasts, surprises and a bubbly blend of people and ideologies. The laid-back, friendly Malaysians love to socialize and welcome you to their country with a smile. The stunning variety of attractions and free-time activities in the thrilling metropolitan area of Kuala Lumpur and the natural wonders of Malaysia such as Langkawi, Taman Negara and Cameron Highlands ensure you will never run out of things to see and do. Find out more about studying in Malaysia.

Studying abroad at Universiti Putra Malaysia

In Kuala Lumpur you get to study at Universiti Putra Malaysia, one of Malaysia’s top research universities, with a countless number of courses from many different faculties and fields to choose from. All the courses are taught in English. The large variety of courses from different fields means that you’ll be able to make steady progress in your studies while embarking on an exciting journey of discovery into the Malaysian way of life.

Program details

Semester duration: September – January (4 months)
What you can study: Business, Social Sciences, Education, Humanities, Law, Engineering, IT, Natural Sciences, Languages
Max. credits you can get (ECTS): 30

Find out more 

Udayana University in Bali, Indonesia

Why study in Bali, Indonesia?

Study abroad in Bali, Indonesia and spend an unforgettable semester in one of the most beautiful regions of the world! Bali is a touristic hotspot well known for its paradise beaches and rich cultural heritage. It’s no wonder that the island is highly attractive as a study abroad destination as well, drawing hundreds of students from all over the world every year. Studying abroad in Bali introduces you to the intriguing Balinese culture, the emerging Indonesian economy and its place in the modern, globalized world. Find out more about studying in Bali.

Studying abroad at Udayana University

Take part in Udayana University’s highly popular, interdisciplinary Bali International Program on Asian Studies (BIPAS), the most international program in Bali with students from 15+ nationalities every semester. In the program, you will learn about the intriguing Balinese culture as well as the emerging Indonesian economy and its place in the modern, globalized world. The program includes courses on both Bachelor’s and Master’s level as well as workshops, excursions and extracurricular activities. What’s more, our dedicated Bali team is there to help you get the most out of your experience.

Program details

Semester duration: September – December (3 1/2 months)
What you can study: Business, Law, Tourism, Culture, Language, Communication, History, Literature, Environmental Management
Max. credits you can get (ECTS): 34 ECTS

Find out more 

Prince of Songkla University in Phuket, Thailand

Why study in Phuket, Thailand?

The paradise island of Phuket is well-known as a holiday destination, but it’s less known that it’s also home to one of Thailand’s best universities, the Prince of Songkla University. As an exotic, warm and affordable destination with the friendliest people on Earth, Phuket is an ideal place to live abroad for the first time. There are travel connections to all around South-East Asia from Phuket, so if you’re interested in getting better acquainted with the whole region, it’s a good place to make your home base. Find out more about studying in Phuket.

Studying abroad at Prince of Songkla University

Prince of Songkla University takes very good care of its students and organizes many interesting extracurricular activities. It’s no wonder that both Phuket and the university itself are praised by our students from year to year. The study abroad program at Prince of Songla University is especially well suited for students of tourism and business.

Program details

Semester duration: August – December (4 months)
What you can study: Business, Economics, Management, Human Resources, Social Sciences, Humanities, Hospitality, Tourism
Max. credits you can get (ECTS): ca. 36

Find out more

Application deadline on May 31st

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, Korea

Why study in Seoul, Korea?

Seoul is one of Asia’s most modern and developed cities. It is considered the flagship city of the Asian Tigers, the miracles of Asian economic development. In Seoul, cutting-edge technology meets ancient traditions: it is home both to the technology giants Samsung and LG as well as several UNESCO world heritage sites. Seoul is also among the top 10 student cities in the world. Find out more about studying in Seoul.

Studying abroad at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

The Hankuk University of Foreign Studies is well known for its high-quality curriculum in international studies and globalization, and teaches as many as 40+ languages. Many of the movers and shakers in South Korean business and politics have graduated from the university. It’s therefore no surprise that the Hankuk University is a highly popular for completing a study abroad semester or even a full degree. It has the highest ratio of international students in Korea.

Exchange students have voted Hankuk University’s exchange program as the best in Korea, and the university takes great care in offering its international students the best study abroad experience possible.

Program details

Semester duration: September – December (3 1/2 months)
What you can study: Languages, Asian Studies, International Studies, Education, Business, Economics, Law, Social Sciences
Max. credits you can get (ECTS): ca. 30

Find out more

Siam University in Bangkok, Thailand (BBA & MBA programs)

Why study in Bangkok, Thailand?

Enjoy top-quality education at some of Thailand’s best universities while living in one of the most popular destinations in Asia! The thrilling capital city Bangkok will surprise you every day with its contrasts and a breathtaking variety of things to see and do. From the latest trends in fashion, food and gadgets to peaceful parks and sacred temples, in Bangkok everything is possible. Bangkok is also one of the best places to call home if you’re planning on traveling around South East Asia. Find out more about studying in Bangkok.

Studying abroad at Siam University

Siam University is Thailand’s 5th largest private university. This highly international university is a springboard for ambitious business professionals, offering full degrees on both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. Even if you’re looking to spend just a semester or two in Bangkok, there’s a large number of business and management courses you can choose from to suit your needs.

Program details

Semester duration (both programs): August – December (4 months)
What you can study: Business, Economics, Management, Social Sciences
Max. credits you can get per semester (ECTS): ca. 30

You can also complete a full MBA or BBA degree at Siam University.

Find out more

Mataram University in Lombok, Indonesia

Why study in Lombok, Indonesia?

The Indonesian island of Lombok is often overshadowed by the more famous Bali. The very fact that it’s less well known however makes it an ideal study abroad destination for anyone looking for a unique experience in one of the most beautiful and peaceful environments in South East Asia. You will feel instantly welcome in Lombok’s friendly and warm atmosphere and will have the chance to immerse yourself deeply in the local culture. Find out more about studying in Lombok.

Studying abroad at Mataram University

Mataram University‘s international study abroad program will introduce you to Indonesian language, history and culture along with other intriguing topics. The program includes many interesting workshops and excursions as well.

Program details

Semester duration: September – December (4 months)
What you can study: Business, Economics, Management, Tourism, Culture, Language, Communication, History
Max. credits you can get (ECTS): 35

Find out more

Application deadline on June 18th

Warmadewa University in Bali, Indonesia (Warmadewa International Program)

Why study in Bali, Indonesia?

Study abroad in Bali, Indonesia and spend an unforgettable semester in one of the most beautiful regions of the world! Bali is a touristic hotspot well known for its paradise beaches and rich cultural heritage. It’s no wonder that the island is highly attractive as a study abroad destination as well, drawing hundreds of students from all over the world every year.

Studying abroad in Bali introduces you to the intriguing Balinese culture, the emerging Indonesian economy and its place in the modern, globalized world. Find out more about studying in Bali.

Studying abroad at Warmadewa University

The most recent addition to our study abroad programs in Bali, Warmadewa University‘s Warmadewa International Program introduces you to a broad variety of topics, ranging from Indonesian language and culture to tourism and strategic management. It provides you with an in-depth look at the next rising star of the South-East Asian region.

Regardless of your study background, the program can provide you with an interesting complement to your major studies and open up new intriguing perspectives. The program is open to both international and local students, which gives chance to build an international network and get to know the local culture firsthand.

Program details

Semester duration: September – December (4 months)
What you can study: Language, Culture, Tourism, Business, Marketing, Law, Environment, Political Science
Max. credits you can get (ECTS): ca. 36

Find out more

How to apply to the programs?

Applying to our partner universities in Asia is easy. Just fill out the online application form for the program of your choice on our website and submit it with the required attachments before the application deadline. You can find links to the application forms on the university pages. On the universtiyu pages you’ll also find detailed application instructions as well as more information about courses and credits.

You’ll receive a confirmation of your study placement within a one week (exception: Master-level students and degree-seeking students applying to Rangsit University). You can find a detailed description of the application process here.

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Who can apply to these programs?

Most of the programs are available for anyone over 18 years old with a high school certificate or similar. You can find out about eligibility criteria here.

The benefits of applying via Asia Exchange

  • Affordable tuition fees
  • Quick, easy and secure application process, with confirmation as quickly as within a week (depending on the university)
  • Extensive guidance and information materials (customer service, Asia Exchange Guides, orientation webinars, orientation event at the destination)
  • Possibility to apply together with a friend or a group of friends

Questions?

We are happy to answer any questions you might have about applying, courses, fees, student visa and more. We’ll answer all emails within 24 hours except on weekends.

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